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this was updaded to a hurricane a couple of hours ago, a well defined iwall here. ahead of the eye wall the center of the storm we have tropical feeder bands working up into the panhandle of florida. and hermine is moving north-northeast at about 14 miles an hour. so at that pede likely to make land fall later this evening crossing apalachiocola bay then perhaps tallahassee later on, about 10:00, 11:00, wind at 75 miles an hour. down to 50 miles an hour because it's going to spend sometime over land. the tropical systems get all of their energy from the warm ocean water. it's back over water late in the weekend but it's not enough to regenerate up into a powerful storm or hurricane, sunday morning 8:00 am winds at 50 miles an hour, you in the the readline. that is the track of the storm. the certainty of the storm. there is never a cross up into new england. we're in the cone of uncertainty because at that stage in the forecast, there
looks like it's going to block the storm's path. this right here, these are various computer models with their opinion on what they think the hurricane will do. you don't see any of these computer models moving right up into new england. which tells us that it's not a direct impact. likely just fringe effect if that. sunday night and through the day on monday for the south coast and the cape. more about that and the forecast in a few. >> jadiann: stay with 7 news as we track the path of the storm. get the latest weather 7 news app. >> ryan: an alarming crime in billerica, a woman stabbed a man with an ice pick inside of a pizza shop. >> reporter: we spoke with the attorney. he says his client went on this attack after learnings that her daughter died of a heroin overdose. >> reporter: 57-year-old barbara tucker trying to cover her face with her
she is accused of attacking a man with an ice pack inside a pizza parlor on wednesday. the man was stabbed in the back while others were in the restaurant. no one else was hurt. tucker's attorney say his client was overcome with anger after her daughter died on a heroin overdose. >> thee took matters into her own hands. she went looking for the have supplied the heroin to her daughter. >> reporter: the man had a relationship with tucker's daughter. tucker was arrest and charged with attempted murder and assault and battery with a deadly weapon. she is being released on $500 cash bail. she will be getting gps monitoring. >> she was' acting purely out of anger. i explain that had to the judge. the judge i think agreed. the commonwealth was asking for $5,000 cash bail and under the conditions the
>> reporter: the judge also ordered a mental health evaluation, tucker will be back in court in november. john cuoco 7 news. >> jadiann: a boston landlord facing a strict deadline. inspectors say the landlord of the apartment complex that caught fire has 30 days to fix the problem. this comes after flames forced 11 people out of their homes this week. the landlord has been ordered to get the right permits or face criminal charges fo look. >> reporter: big trouble for the rond lard after this fire in alson. >> every single bedroom had a dead bolt on it. probablies roughly 10 rooms. >> reporter: firefighters thought they were racing into a two family building. they say it was an illegal rooming house. >> renting the room per room for a week or a month. >> reporter: the landlord called before boston inspectional services where a constable served him with
inspectors say given the way so many people were living inside, the smoke detentors needed upgrades, a sprinkler system was needed as well as more ways out. >> do you want to make any comment? the rond lard refusing comment but during the meeting threw a translator said he feels terrible but wants to speak to an attorney. >> i'm saddened by this unfortunate incident. i'm truly grateful that no one is hurt. >> reporter: one of the tenants showing up to the meeting as well. city leaders credit firefigh w fast when this home was a lot are more than it appeared. >> it was the professional and diligent fire department that prevented this from being a catastrophe. >> reporter: when inspectional services gave the landlord the violations they fold him he had 30 days to fix the problems or he could be criminally charged or hit with hefty fines. >> ryan: crews on the scene of a fire in
home. there is no word on the cause of the fire. >> jadiann: police searching for a man who crashed his car no a pole and ran from the scene early this morning. he was driving the wrongs way on american legion highway when he crashed. police dogs were helping to the search. >> ryan: indiana mother is hoping to use the religious freedom act as a defense for beating her son. her attorney says the client is immune from prosecution because the discipline is believes. >> we predicted this is exactly what was going to happen. individuals would assert a religious believe to justify whether or not this is criminal conduct. you are entitled to spank your child. however, is there a line which that becomes unreasonable. >> ryan: she is charged with battery and negligent. the case is set to go to trial next month. a south carolina family says their daughter's teacher crossed the line.
her classmates. parents are demanding answers from the school district. the woman says her daughter loves school. >> i used to like it but now i don't. >> reporter: something changed late last week. >> friday morning, i went to put her sandals on her and she started crying. i don't want to wear those. i asked her why? she said because my teacher threw them in the trash can. i said, in the trash, why? she said playing with them. and she told me not to. >> reporter: she asked her daughter a few more questions about what happened. >> she said, mommy, i was walking around bare feet for about half hour with no shoes on. the children laughed at me and made fun of me. of my shoes being dirty and smelly. she told me to go in the trash can and get the shoes and put them back on. >> reporter: it's something the little girl hasn't forgotten about.
she -- really sad and i -- >> reporter: the first grader's parents went to the school after they learned what happened and met with the principal and their daughter's teacher. >> yes i threw her shoes in the trash because she kept playing with them atold her not to. i asked her why would you use such humiliating methods towards my daughter to effect her emotionally and mentally like that in front of her peers? she won't listen to her. >> reporter: the edwards say they pulled their daughter from the school that day. they left the meeting without a resolution. this week they meet with the school district. >> they did say that is an acceptable behavior. that they did not like it. of the this school district did apologize for it. but they said they couldn't promise me that if my daughter returned to the school she would not be, see this teacher. >> reporter: the edwards are still waiting to come to a resolution with the
want their daughter in her old classroom or school. >> you don't have the right to take my baby's shoe from off her feet. threw them in the trash, humiliate her in front of her peers. >> as a form of discipline. >> that is humiliation. >> reporter: the girl will be home schooled for now. >> jadiann: residents in south carolina are on the lookout for a creepy clown. neighbors say someone dressed as a clown has been trying to lure kids into the woods. police say they several reports of the clown trying to bribe kids with money and candy. one woman says her son saw the clown. >> at first i thought he was throwing a fit. i tell him go in the house and you know we'll talk about this because i didn't want it all over the place. then the next day there was 30 kids come up to me and said, miss donna, there is clowns in the woods. there is clowns in the woods. >> jadiann: the sheriff's office says they have extra patrols in the area.
being call adhere -- called a hero. at sarah french shows us he was rewarded. >> i don't remember much. >> reporter: daniel lost consciousness in her home. >> i remember feeling really dizzy. >> reporter: she is six months pregnant. >> i had fallen on my stomach. >> reporter: that is when her son sawyer, the only other person in the house reacted quickly. >> i tried to find her then i start calling. >> what were you feeling? >> kind of worrying. >> reporter: paramedics pushed danielle to the e. r. where she spent hours, when they regained consciousness they told her what sawyer had done. >> he took care of everything. he was a responsible kid. i wasn't surprised he knew what to do. >> reporter: police and firefighters are also calling him a hero.
for his quick thinking and action. >> when people call you a hero, how does that make you feel? >> happy. >> reporter: police say the fact sawyer knew what to do made a difference p. they urged all families to talk to their kids about what to do in emergencies. this is a story big brother can't wait to share with his baby sister once show arrives. sarah french, 7 news. >> jadiann: responsible young man. a major moment for with downs syndrome. >> ryan: he is going to the college of his dreams. >> jadiann: our byron barnett goes one on one with hillary clinton's running mate tim kaine. >> ryan: space x. rockets explodes in florida. what the company is blaming what the company is blaming for this major mishap. narrator: "by almost every measure, public charter schools have been a success." "they are models of inspiration." with "impressive results"
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look outside over the city of boston. i love that shot. >> ryan: the sun popped out there for a little bit because today was a strange day: we had humidity out there. didn't know what was going on. >> reporter: very changeable. we had a lot of clouds through the day there. is a little sliver of sunshine as you saw on the to youer camm. they're dropping out of the merrimack valley as they head to 128 moving through billerica. they may find their way down to main accord and lexington,perhaps even down to the city of boston, woburn. more another clutch of showers. this is one over here. connect dropping south. there temperatures in the 70's the city at 73. norwood 72. jaffrey at 76. the muggies, it's the first of september but mother
endless summer if you want. dew points upper 60s to around 70 but the air is much dryer in northern new england. much more comfortable it's behind this cool front. that will deliver the goods later on tonight and through the day tomorrow. high pressure which is going to drop out of canada takes control for the rest of the week and into the weekend. tonight again a few isolated showers possible early this evening otherwise clearing, 56-63. tomorrow a mix sunshine. great early september day with low humidity. a morning breeze, temperatures 73-80. saturday lots of sunshine. a few clouds saturday afternoon with temperatures on saturday mid 70's so for the weekend if you include tomorrow, why not, close enough. tomorrow and saturday slam dunk, awesome, lots of sunshine with a few clouds saturday afternoon and saturday night then it gets challenging sunday and monday because we still have
but here comes hurricane hermine although it will be downgraded to a tropical storm. the challenge is how far north do hermine's rain and wind make it up to new england. i don't think the certainty of the storm is anywhere close to new england. that would keep the strong of winds and the highest amount of rain south of new england but we may be on the northern edge of the storm system. sunday night and monday. because we'll have high pressure and a tropical system nearby that will keep the surf chu as the likelihood of rip currents even tomorrow and saturday. be mindful of that. with some rain possible sunday night and through the day on monday. the highest chance would be down into the shading here. the greatest chance of this happening would be down along the coast coast and the cape and the islands, it's not to say it's going to happen. it's just a much greater chance opposed to the lakes region or the berkshires. again we're talking about some gorgeous weather tomorrow and again on saturday.
south of the mass pike, more so on the cape. through the day on monday. metro boston possible to see some winds and some rain shower activity but does not look like a major player right now. see you at 5:00. >> ryan: get a check of the roads. people leaving for their labor day vacation. >> it's busy. we'll begin high above the expressway in milton, jamminged locked from braintree up past neponset circle. you want to switch gathers over to 93 now. you can seat upper deck of 93 is slow leaving the city. the lower deck will become heavy near sullivan square. over to the zakim bridge right now, you can see the backup continues on to the zakim bridge. here it's jammed into the tunnel. northbound side you are heavy leaving the tunnel up through medford. the leverett on the left side of the screen is heavy
will see leaving the city that it's jammed. you will be heavy from thalitieston tolls most of the way out to the weston state police barracks, get a look, you can see it's very heavy the entire nine miles from the o'neil tunnel down to the braintree split looking at about a 41 minute drive. 128 northbound looking at a 59 minute dry. matt fitzgerald, 7 news. >> jadiann: turning to the health cast. researchersew experimental drug could be a game changer for treating alzheimer's requirements patients with early stage alzheimer's were given the drug one a month for a clear. it cleared the toxic plaques from the brain that causes memory loss. >> jadiann: a popular mini muffin snack has been recalled. entmans pulled its snack after customers complained
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something for a boy with autism this is life changing. >> reporter: lunchtime for beau at his tallahassee, florida middle school is usually is spent eating alone but not on this day. on the other side of the table, star athlete f.s.u.wide receiver travis rude oval visiting. >> i was so psyched. f.s.u.football player came and sat with me. >> he started off having a good conversation. you great kid. >> reporter: beau has autism. a developmentam disorder that affects communication and social interactions. he was diagnosed at age 3. his mother who has been on this hard journey along with her son posted be a emotional message on facebook thanking rudolf for his act of kindness. this is one day i didn't have to worry if my sweet boy eight lunch alone because he sat across from someone who is a hero in
excitingly happy and made us fans for life. >> something that seemed to small to him was just, i mean really life altering. >> reporter: no longer navigating the lunchroom in isolation beau found acceptance from his school mates. his mother is sending a message about inclusion for all children no matter what challenges they face. >> if you see somebody sitting alone if you see somebody that is isolated from the group say want to sit >> ryan: it's such a cool story. >> jadiann: love to see things like that. much more to come. glad you are sticking around with us, i'm jadiann thompson. >> ryan: i'm ryan schulteis. >> reporter: we have a brand new forecast track to share with you. >> ryan: cars crushed as a tree comes toppling down. >> kim: one on one with a vice presidential can day.
senator tim kaine in boston. >> ryan: tom brady reportedly set to take the field as he gets in one last pre-season game before sitting out. >> kim: a space x. rocket explodes no a ball of flames. >> announcer: 7 news at 5:00 starts now. >> kim: we're tracking hurricane hermine. the storm upgraded this afternoon. some communities up and down the east coast prepare for a bit of a labor day weekend washout. heavy rain and impacting preparing for a lot of intense rain. so hermine is gaining strength cutting through florida and up the coast. florida's governor is reminding residents to get ready because this storm in fact for them could be life threatening. >> ryan: we've team coverage of the storm starting with chief meteorologist jeremy reiner who is tracking its path. he joins us now with the new advisory. >> reporter: we do have hurricane hermine and likely
hurricane in florida since 2005. a very long time but a rough night likely for the panhandle of florida. you can see the flareup right here. called the central dense overcalifornia. that is the flaring up of the thunderstorms around the eye wall. doppler radars well defined iwall. this is where you have your most intense wind but you can have these feeder bands that are out ahead also produce strong winds as well as heavy rain and tropical tornadoes. continues to lift northeast and likely to make land fall probably, she is going to go into appear lash cola bay as late as midnight tonight approaching tallahassee very late and overnight. winds at 75 miles an hour. a category 1 storm. north-northeast at 14 miles an hour. this is a brand new track from the hurricane center. there are no significant changes to that track at least in our part of the world.